Low carbon energy

Developing sustainable energy policy and technologies is crucial to providing a safe, reliable and low-cost energy supply for a growing global population. We innovate in every part of the energy system, from generation and storage, to regulation and end-user demand.

What we do and why we have impact

We offer world leading research and training across the low carbon energy sector.

Contact the energy research leads

Dr Ed Atkins (Geographical Sciences)

Professor Tom Scott (Physics)

Dr Sam Williamson (Electrical & Electronic Engineering)

We have excellent connections to low carbon energy networks

These include the Partnership for Research in Marine Renewable Energy (PRIMaRE), the South West Nuclear Hub and Offshore Renewable Energy Catapult

Current energy research projects

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